H. R. 4641
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
December 13, 2017
Ms. Brownley of California introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services
To authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor to John L. Canley for acts of valor during the Vietnam War while a member of the Marine Corps.
Authorization for award of Medal of Honor to John L. Canley for acts of valor during the Vietnam War
Waiver of time limitations
Notwithstanding the time limitations specified in section 6248 of title 10, United States Code, or any other time limitation with respect to the awarding of certain medals to persons who served in the Armed Forces, the President may award the Medal of Honor under section 6241 of such title to John L. Canley for the acts of valor during the Vietnam War described in subsection (b).
Acts of valor described
The acts of valor referred to in subsection (a) are the actions of then Gunnery Sergeant John L. Canley during combat operations from January 31, 1968, to February 6, 1968, during the Vietnam War as a member of the Marine Corps, for which he was previously awarded the Navy Cross.